Your career options as an economics major are endless. Yet, this is why many students struggle to figure out what to do after college. Don’t worry. The ECDO is here to help you.
One of the reasons that economics majors can pursue almost any career is because of the skills gained through economics coursework. As an economics major you should:
- Be able to analytically and critically solve complex problems,
- Be skilled in observation and inference from data, and
- Be adept in presenting ideas in compelling writing and speech.
Applying statistical methods
Testing an idea/hypothesis
Maintaining accurate records
Manipulating numerical data
Preparing financial reports/statements
Relating theory to practice
Applying quantitative analysis
Reading/interpreting relevant reports/statements
Writing grant proposals
Sizing up an audience
Presenting proposals reports